From the daily archives: Monday, October 27, 2008

Reason #11 to Vote for Issue #6

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Despite Russo’s accusations, I’m not voting yes on Issue #6 simply because I don’t want to drive to Indiana to play poker.

Yes, I may enjoy playing poker, but it takes a lot more than just laziness to get me to vote for something. Let me put it this way…

I would also vote to legalize marijuana even though I don’t smoke it.

I would also vote to legalize and regulate prostitution even though I’m not going to pay for sex.

I would also vote to legalize same-sex marriage even though I’m already married to a woman and […]

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Following Up on the Great Schlep

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Sarah Silverman has been urging young people everywhere to make the Great Schlep i.e. to “visit their grandparents in Florida, educate them about Obama, and therefore swing the crucial Florida vote in his favor.”

That’s a great strategy for winning Florida, but what about Ohio?

In Ohio we are going to need all of those young voters who registered this year to actually show up and vote.

So election day is a great time for all you grandparents (or parents with voting-age kids) in Florida and around the country to return the favor: Call your lazy-ass grandkids (or kids) […]

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If you don’t live in or near Clinton County then Issue 6 won’t impact you at all. This is especially true if you live in Northeastern Ohio where people who do want to gamble can drive a much shorter distance to much bigger casinos in Detroit.

If you don’t live in Southwestern Ohio Issue 6 won’t cost you anything and it actually might bring your County some much needed tax revenue once the casino actually opens.

So how about this for a compromise:

If you don’t really care if this bill passes or fails – which you shouldn’t if […]

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